Saturday, October 16, 2021

Vajrathampanathar Temple, Tirumazhapadi

Location of the templeTirumazhapadi
Lord Shiva known asVajrathampanathar
Female deity known asAzhagammai
PathigamThirunavukarasar, Sambandar, Sundarar
How to reach This temple is located 16 Kms. from Tiruvaiyaru. One has to travel from Tiruvaiyaru towards north and cross Kollidam river and turn left at Tirumanur to reach Tirumazhapadi. One can reach Thirumazhapadi from Ariyalur also.
Temple addressArulmighu Vajrathampanathar Temple
Tirumazhapadi Post
Ariyalur Taluk
Ariyalur District
PIN 621851
Location mapTirumazhapadi map
Map showing location of Tirumazhapadi temple from Tiruvaiyaru
Map courtesy by: Google Maps

This temple is a big one with a 7 tier gopuram (Tower). The 100 pillared mandapam inside this temple is of special interest. From the inscriptions found in this temple, it is believed that the Chola Kings have made contributions to this temple.

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